The diet of the ordinary greek : GMAT Verbal Section
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 24 Jan 2017, 05:36

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# The diet of the ordinary greek

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 18 Jan 2006
Posts: 15
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

The diet of the ordinary greek [#permalink]

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 12:02
I could not find this in any previous discussions.

Q.)The diet of the ordinary Greek in classical times was largely vegetarianâ€”vegetables, fresh cheese, oatmeal, and meal cakes, and meat rarely.
(A) and meat rarely
(B) and meat was rare
(C) with meat as rare
(D) meat a rarity
(E) with meat as a rarity
_________________

If I cant win, I'll die flying

If you have any questions
New!
Director
Joined: 27 Feb 2006
Posts: 632
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 48 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 12:32
^ E ^

is my choice.
VP
Joined: 28 Mar 2006
Posts: 1381
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 31 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 16:24
Agree with E
VP
Joined: 06 Jun 2004
Posts: 1059
Location: CA
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 146 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 16:48
Agree with E, the last clause needs to begin with a conjunction and 'with' fits perfectly
_________________

Don't be afraid to take a flying leap of faith.. If you risk nothing, than you gain nothing...

VP
Joined: 29 Apr 2003
Posts: 1403
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 17:01
I wud go with A...

after vegetarians, all those (vegetables, fresh cheese, oatmeal, and meal cakes) are examples of vegetarian dishes...

||ism

largely vegetarian ... meat rarely.
VP
Joined: 07 Nov 2005
Posts: 1131
Location: India
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 41 [0], given: 1

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 18:24
AgreE
Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Sep 2004
Posts: 369
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 19:40
A is my choice
SVP
Joined: 30 Mar 2006
Posts: 1737
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 78 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 20:51
E .......
SVP
Joined: 30 Mar 2006
Posts: 1737
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 78 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 20:55
I would go with E.

The speaker says largely vegetarian and goes on to give examples. With "and", meat also beacomes one of the examples of vegetarian dish.
Try removing the examples and read the line.

........Largely vegetarian and meat rarely.

and Option E

........Largely vegetarian with meat rarely
Senior Manager
Joined: 07 Mar 2006
Posts: 352
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 1

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 20:56
E.........
Director
Joined: 09 Oct 2005
Posts: 720
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 21:01
E for me 2
_________________

IE IMBA 2010

Current Student
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5238
Followers: 25

Kudos [?]: 378 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2006, 21:16
"with" is necessary here to show the proper contradiction between meat and other vegetables and grains.

(E)
Intern
Joined: 18 Jan 2006
Posts: 15
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

27 Apr 2006, 07:58
The OA is E, guys. Sorry, I dont have the explanation.
Thanks,
_________________

If I cant win, I'll die flying

SVP
Joined: 24 Sep 2005
Posts: 1890
Followers: 19

Kudos [?]: 293 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

27 Apr 2006, 21:22
Gmate wrote:
The OA is E, guys. Sorry, I dont have the explanation.
Thanks,

This one is SC No.104, you can find the OE on page 720 of OG 10
Manager
Joined: 27 Jan 2006
Posts: 156
Location: Europe
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

Re: The diet of the ordinary greek [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Apr 2006, 14:26
Gmate wrote:
I could not find this in any previous discussions.

Q.)The diet of the ordinary Greek in classical times was largely vegetarianâ€”vegetables, fresh cheese, oatmeal, and meal cakes, and meat rarely.
(A) and meat rarely
(B) and meat was rare
(C) with meat as rare
(D) meat a rarity
(E) with meat as a rarity

a) n + ad = nonsense
b) that meat was rare means it is not 'well done steak'
c) looks like meat's condition
d) n + n = ??
Re: The diet of the ordinary greek   [#permalink] 28 Apr 2006, 14:26
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 Many are confused that the Atkins Diet, which permits 1 02 Dec 2016, 01:05
Display posts from previous: Sort by